One of the most challenging things about setting financial goals is managing two short-term goals at once. What should you do if one of your goals is to pay down debt as quickly as possible, but you want to build an emergency fund or save for a down payment on a home as well? If…

The holiday season is upon us, as is the most popular time of the year to get engaged. Getting engaged is often one of the most memorable events in a couple’s life — but it can be pricey. Society’s expectations for engagement rings have become more expensive every year: larger diamonds, designer jewelers, and the…

“Live like no one else will now so you can live like no one can later.” This Dave Ramsey quote is the epitome of what it means to be frugal early in life so that you can live comfortably all of your life. Most Americans dream of going to college, securing a great job, and…

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